Porsche Boxster vs Mazda MX-5 2.0

Picture of Porsche Boxster (986 204 PS)
Picture of Mazda MX-5 2.0 (Mk IV)
Category Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
Engine layout 2.5 l B62.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 204 / 201157 / 155
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 245 / 181201 / 148
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1278 / 28181061 / 2339
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 160 / 157148 / 146

Lap Times

Track Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
Hockenheim Short 1:19.301:19.10
Tsukuba 1:10.331:13.52

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
0 - 30 mph 2.2 s2.1 s
0 - 40 mph 3.5 s2.9 s
0 - 50 mph 4.9 s4.8 s
0 - 60 mph 6.0 s5.8 s
0 - 70 mph 8.8 s8.8 s
0 - 80 mph 11.1 s10.1 s
0 - 90 mph 14.1 s14.6 s
0 - 100 mph 16.8 s16.7 s
0 - 110 mph 22.4 s24.8 s
0 - 120 mph 28.6 s36.4 s
1/4 mile 14.5 s @ 94.6 mph14.5 s @ 94.2 mph

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
0 - 60 kph 3.4 s3.3 s
0 - 80 kph 4.9 s4.8 s
0 - 100 kph 6.6 s6.8 s
0 - 140 kph 12.7 s13.7 s
0 - 160 kph 17.9 s17.1 s
0 - 200 kph 29.1 s34.7 s
1000 m 26.9 s28.0 s @ 184.0 kph

Rolling acceleration

Speed Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
60 - 100 kph (4) 8.6 s5.9 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 12.9 s8.1 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 9.2 s6.4 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 13.6 s8.0 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 5.9 s6.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 23.7 s27.6 s

Braking distance

Speed Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
100 kph - 0 35 m (115 ft)35 m (114 ft)
30 mph - 0 9 m (30 ft)8 m (27 ft)
50 mph - 0 24 m (80 ft)22 m (72 ft)
60 mph - 0 34 m (113 ft)34 m (110 ft)
70 mph - 0 47 m (156 ft)43 m (141 ft)

General performance

Category Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
Top speed 240 kph (149 mph)214 kph (133 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.46 g (4 m/s²)0.45 g (4 m/s²)
18m slalom 63.2 kph (39.3 mph)66.2 kph (41.1 mph)
Fuel economy 7.3 l/100 km (32 mpg US / 39 UK)5.7 l/100 km (41 mpg US / 50 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.94 g (9 m/s²)0.97 g (10 m/s²)

Summary

Category Porsche BoxsterMazda MX-5 2.0
Track Performance 199188
Straight line speed 32813607
Total 34803795

Verdict

MX-5 2.0 is the fastest by a small margin.

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